Plymouth: Severe Coastal Damage Following the Nor’easter

For a look at just how damaging this storm was in Plymouth we have this report from WATD’s Charles Mathewson. 

More details of the weekend storm are emerging from Plymouth. A large portion of the bluff at Manomet Point washed away, taking the new work to shore it up, and the pump house used by The Lobster Pound to circulate ocean water through lobster tanks. The ocean-facing wall of the long vacant Bert’s restaurant went across Warren Avenue into the marsh by Plimoth Plantation and surf has run through the building (Bert’s) at high tides. One curious person had to be rescued when his truck got stuck in the water and two others were stuck on River Street where the Eel River flowed over the bridge.

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Entrance to Plymouth Beach

Entrance to Plymouth Beach


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About Charles Mathewson

Charles Mathewson worked in print journalism for more than two decades as a reporter and editor, and has won several regional and national awards. He resides in Plymouth where he writes fiction and paints, when not producing award-winning news as a reporter for WATD.